Today I’m just going to direct you to two stories. The first is from paidcontent.org, dated July 20th, 2009. It says in part:
The second clip, presented for your amusement, comes from today’s news bundle. It is entitled, “Conde Nast shutters Gourmet After McKinsey Review.” Here’s a bit:
This is offered simply as a reality check. When desperate companies, at a loss for how to manage change or maintain the standing of their senior management, hire McKinsey, there is often a lot of blather about how this is a positive step, how it will build value, how it has nothing to do with tossing people from the parapets. And then a day very much like today always comes. And we all know what it was always all about. Lest we forget, you know.